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Los Angeles planning to hire consultant for tourism boost

4 monthes ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

In an ambitious move Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has set a goal of welcoming 50 million tourists a year by 2020. The city is searching for a consultant who can help address problems that may stop the city from reaching that goal, such as traffic gridlock, a shortage of hotel rooms and rampant homelessness near tourism sites.
The request for proposals comes as tourism officials worry that President Trump's travel ban and the harsh rhetoric from the White House about immigrants may give international travellers the message that they aren't welcome in the City of Angels.
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Tibet: New Border Crossing Opens up to Tourism

Tibet: New Border Crossing Opens up to Tourism

4 monthes ago   |   By Adventure Travel News

Adventure travel specialist World Expeditions has announced that, following more than three years of disruption, all trips to Tibet will be completed once again in their true form and spirit For an enhanced experience, most itineraries in Tibet are typically combined with neighboring Nepal, setting the scene for an iconic overland journey. The closure of...
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World Tourism Day Places Focus on Innovation & Digital Transformation

World Tourism Day Places Focus on Innovation & Digital Transformation

4 monthes ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

World Tourism Day, celebrated every 27 September around the world, is a unique opportunity to raise awareness on tourism's actual and potential contribution to sustainable development.
This year's World Tourism Day will help to put the opportunities provided to tourism, by technological advances including big data, artificial intelligence and digital platforms, on the map of sustainable development. The World Tourism Organization sees digital advances and innovation as part of the solution to the challenge of marrying continued growth with a more sustainable and responsible tourism...
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Despite travel restrictions, New York witnesses record number of tourists last year

Despite travel restrictions, New York witnesses record number of tourists last year

4 monthes ago   |   By Travel and Tourworld

In an expected turn of events in New York's tourism sector amid concerns of travel restrictions, a record 62.8 million tourists visited the city last year. This was according to the reports published by the official tourism marketing organization of the city, NYC & Company.
2017 was the eighth successive year of success for New York City, especially with regard to tourism. The number of tourists surpassed that of the preceding year by over 2.3 million people. Domestic visitors accounted for 49.7 million with the rest coming from overseas.
Although there was an uncertainty about traveling...
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Increase in tourism due to Belarus-China Year of Tourism

Increase in tourism due to Belarus-China Year of Tourism

4 monthes ago   |   By Travel and Tour World

According to the chairman of the Minsk Oblast Executive Committee Anatoly Isachenko the Belarus-China Year of Tourism will help increase mutual tourist flows during the Days of Chongqing Culture and Tourism in Minsk.
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Welcome to Georgia

Welcome to Georgia

Georgia – Tbilisi has been the capital city since the fifth century, the country of one of the most ancient histories and cultures in the world. Its special geographical... Read more ...

Abu Dhabi Airports Kicks Off Safety Week

Abu Dhabi Airports Kicks Off Safety Week

Abu Dhabi Airports has kicked off this week its annual Safety Week with a series of activities designed to increase awareness of aviation safety standards and best practices... Read more ...

Fraport Traffic Figures - November 2018: Growth Trend Continues

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Frankfurt Airport welcomed around 5.24 million passengers in November 2018, a growth of 4.7 percent year-on-year. This development was driven by European traffic as well as... Read more ...

Melbourne Airport Treats Travellers For Christmas Giving Away $100,000 In Gifts

Melbourne Airport Treats Travellers For Christmas Giving Away $100,000 In Gifts

Travellers flying though Melbourne Airport during December will have the chance to share in more than $100,000 worth of gifts through the airport's Light Up Christmas campaign. Read more ...

Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport to undergo renovation

Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport to undergo renovation

Ottawa's Macdonald-Cartier International Airport unveils development plans of $100 million. This is in response to several years of steady growth which is pacing to surpass the... Read more ...

Portugal sees international tourists' arrival decline but hotel revenue...

Portugal sees international tourists' arrival decline but hotel revenue still high

The number of international tourists visiting Portugal edged lower in the first 10 months of 2018. This is the first cumulative decline after years of record figures. The... Read more ...

Argentina to develop Iberá National Park

Argentina to develop Iberá National Park

The creation of the Iberá National Park has been approved by National Congress of Argentina which will be located in the province of Corrientes, in the north-east of the... Read more ...

This Year Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at the Bosphorus Presents a Magical...

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Virtuoso Names The Hottest New Hotels For Every Luxury Traveler's Wishlist

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How To Work As An Online Language Translator

How To Work As An Online Language Translator

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Club Med Parent Finds No Fun in the Sun With Hong Kong IPO

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Shares of Fosun Tourism Group, owner of the Club Med resort chain, sank in their Hong Kong trading debut on Friday, capping a lackluster initial public offering as investors... Read more ...